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Minnesota Legislature
2017-2018 Regular Session

FOURTH MEETING - Civil Law and Data Practices Policy

January 24, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee

MINUTES

Representative Peggy Scott, Chair of the Civil Law and Data Practices Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:15 AM, on January 24th, 2017, in Hearing Room Ten of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCOTT, Peggy, Chair
SMITH, Dennis, Vice Chair
LESCH, John, DFL Lead
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
HOWE, Jeff
JOHNSON, Sheldon
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
OMAR, Ilhan
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail

Chair Scott called the Meeting to order at 8:15 AM. A quorum was present.

Representative Lucero moved to approve the minutes of January 5th, 2017 and January 12th, 2017. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

HF322 (Zerwas) Governmental units allowed to sue to recover costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances.

Representative Scott moved that HF322 be referred to Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy Finance Committee.

Testifying on HF322:
Teresa Nelson, Legal Director, ACLU-MN
Ken Geisen
Rusty Shacelfort
LeeAnn Pomrinke
Ryan Voss
Meghan Wolff
Katherine Price
Brad Lehto, Chief of Staff, Minnesota AFL – CIO
Erik Norquest
Cathy Gnatek
Adam Iverson
Laney Ohmans
May Esperanza Losloso
John Thompson
Hunter Cantren
Lauren Knecht
Cathy Jones, Vice President Minneapolis NAACP
Patience Zalanga


Representative Scott renewed her motion that HF322 be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Representative Lesch requested a roll call. The results were as follows:

AYES
SCOTT, Peggy
SMITH, Dennis
HOWE, Jeff
LOONAN, Bob
LUCERO, Eric
O’NEILL, Marion
PUGH, Cindy
VOGEL, Bob
WHELAN, Abigail NAYS
LESCH, John
CARLSON, Andrew
DEHN, Raymond
HILSTROM, Debra
JOHNSON, Sheldon
OMAR, Ilhan

There being 9 AYES and 6 NAYS, THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Scott recessed the committee at 9:42 AM to be reconvened at the call of the Chair.




Representative Peggy Scott, Chair




Nicole Reineke, Committee Legislative Assistant





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Agenda:

Bills Added:
  • HF251 (Loonan) - Admissibility of seat belt use for evidentiary purposes modified.
  • HF322 (Zerwas) - Governmental units allowed to sue to recover costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances.
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00:53 - HF322 (Zerwas) Governmental units allowed to sue to recover costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances. The committee recessed. Runs 1 hour, 28 minutes.